Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book for travellers in Belgium, on the Rhine, and through portions of Rhenish Prussia

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Seite cxii - Ere evening to be trodden like the grass Which now beneath them, but above shall grow In its next verdure, when this fiery mass Of living valour, rolling on the foe And burning with high hope shall moulder cold and low.
Seite 167 - I have much pleasure in recommending your LOZENGES to those who may be distressed with Hoarseness. They have afforded me relief on several occasions when scarcely able to sing from the effects ot Catarrh. I think they would be very useful to Clergymen, Barristers, and Public Orators. I am, Sir, yours faithfully. To Mr. KEATING. THOMAS FRANCIS, Vicar Choral.
Seite 163 - Travellers. Situated in the finest part of the town, and facing the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the environs. Its accommodation is of so superior a character that tourists will find it a highly desirable place of residence or of temporary sojourn.
Seite xxviii - There are rivers, whose course is longer, and whose volume of water is greater, but none which unites almost every thing that can render an earthly object magnificent and charming, in the same degree as the Rhine. As it flows down from the distant ridges of the Alps, through fertile regions into the open sea, so it comes down from remote antiquity, associated in every age with momentous events in the history of the neighbouring nations.
Seite 89 - ... miles of uninterrupted navigation, from Basle to the sea, and enables the inhabitants of its banks to exchange the rich and various products of its shores ; whose cities, famous for commerce, science, and works of strength, which furnish protection to Germany, are also famous as the seats of Roman colonies, and of ecclesiastical councils, and are associated with many of the most important events recorded in the history of mankind...
Seite lxiv - Of tournays graced by chieftains of renown, Fair dames, grave citizens, and warriors bold — If fancy could portray some stately town, Which of such pomp fit theatre might be, Fair Bruges ! I shall then remember thee.
Seite xxvi - Gallery ; and if to these we add the many towns, churches, and private cabinets where a single picture of Rubens confers eminence, we cannot hesitate to place him in the first rank of illustrious painters.

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